Sinus Lift Graft
When having dental implants placed, a great deal of the procedure’s success rests on the height, width, and depth of the patient’s healthy jawbone structure. Over time, lost teeth can result in bone deterioration, and there is not enough bone left for dental implants. In this case, Dr. Keadle can actually add enough bone for dental implants to be placed by performing a procedure called guided bone regeneration. This procedure is rarely necessary, but when it is, it provides an option for people who have been told that they could not have dental implants to get them. Sometimes, the bone is added to the ridge of the jawbone, and sometimes it is added to the sinus air space beneath the ridge. If you have been told that you don’t have enough bone for implants, call 704-639-1330 for a free second opinion, and discuss guided bone regeneration for dental implants with Dr. Keadle to see if it’s right for you.